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Re: svn commit: rev 181 - trunk/subversion/include trunk/subversion/libsvn_subr trunk/subversion/libsvn_ra_dav

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2001-10-01 19:02:16 CEST

Greg Stein wrote:

>On Fri, Sep 28, 2001 at 06:11:17PM -0500, brane@tigris.org wrote:
>>+/* Return a POSIX-like file descriptor from FILE.
>>+ We need this because on some platforms, notably Windows, apr_file_t
>>+ is not based on a file descriptor; but we have to pass an FD to neon.
>>+ FIXME: This function will hopefully go away if/when neon gets
>>+ replaced by apr-serf. */
>Using apr-serf isn't even up for discussion right now. Yes, that would fix
>it one day, but really: the whole API would be different (bucket brigades
>rather than files).
Sure. I wrote that comment mostly to clear my conscience after the
horrible hacks in that code.

>For now, the *real* and proper solution is to use Neon's callbacks to read
>from the apr_file_t rather than passing in a file descriptor. In fact, that
>is probably the long-term solution, too. (as long as we Neon)
Can that be done now? Or should I wait for neon-0.17.0?

Brane �ibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>            http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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